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News :: Environment : International : Media : War and Militarism
The Shortwave Report 09/06/19 Listen Globally!
05 Sep 2019
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.
Dear Radio Friend,
This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.

From JAPAN- Japan gave another briefing to foreign officials on the radioactive wastewater building up at the Fukushima nuclear power plant devastated in 2011. Stories from Monday and Thursday about the ongoing antigovernment protests in Hong Kong, which are seeing more students going on strike. The US government has imposed more sanctions on Iranian civilian companies developing satellites and space launching equipment. The French government has proposed offering a credit line for Iran that will be guaranteed by its oil revenues.

From CUBA- 8 million Venezuelans added their signatures to a petition condemning US sanctions against the country and headed to the UN. President Maduro declared an orange alert in the states that border with Colombia due to threats of military aggression. Brazilians are becoming rapidly disillusioned with their president Bolsonaro, largely due to the response to the fires in the Amazon. In France, a few hundred yellow vest protestors gathered for the 42nd week of street demonstrations. Then a Viewpoint on the recent fighting between Israel and Lebanon, triggered by an Israeli drone loaded with bombs that exploded on the roof of the Islamic resistance movement Hezbollah. The last large scale war between the neighbors ended in 2006. It is suggested that open support from Donald Trump has encouraged the Israeli military, while the government will consider as Israeli territory all Jewish colonies assembled in recent years on Palestinian soil.

From SPAIN- Alison Hughes and Justin Coe read an opinion piece by Nils Melzer, a United Nations Rappoteur on Torture. He had visited Julian Assange in a British prison to determine if Assange's sustained detentions qualified as torture. He publicly announced they had. He subsequently wrote this opinion piece on the Julian's case which has been rejected by the NYT, the Washington Post, The Guardian and numerous other media outlets.

The latest Shortwave Report (September 6) is up at the website in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom
(If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB}

PODCAST!!!- feed:// (160kb Highest Quality)

ARTICLE about the Shortwave Report in the Boulder Weekly by Gavin Dahl-

links for this week's edition-
< > (13 MB) Broadcast Quality
< > (6 MB) Slow Modem streaming
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¬°FurthuR! Dan Roberts

"Julian Assange is a distinguished Australian, who has changed the way many people think about duplicitous governments. For this, he is a political refugee subjected to what the United Nations calls "arbitrary detention". The UN says he has the right of free passage to freedom, but this is denied. He has the right to medical treatment without fear of arrest, but this is denied. He has the right to compensation, but this is denied. As founder and editor of WikiLeaks, his crime has been to make sense of dark times. WikiLeaks has an impeccable record of accuracy and authenticity which no newspaper, no TV channel, no radio station, no BBC, no New York Times, no Washington Post, no Guardian can equal. Indeed, it shames them. That explains why he is being punished."
--John Pilger

Dan Roberts
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